World War II Newswire

World War II Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for World War II.

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  1. Video Games: Get your patriotic juices flowing with these titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Independence Day is upon us, and I can think of no better way to celebrate the blisteringly hot day we became a nation than by staying indoors to play video games. It was surprisingly difficult to come up with a list of games rooted in the positive and sometimes negative aspects of what makes the U.S. tick that didn't focus on war - especially World War II.

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  2. 12 Patriotic Movies to Stream on July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... whose award-winning series are streaming on Netflix and Amazon. Learn about the Civil War , the Wild West , or World War II , as well as baseball , jazz , Prohibition , the Dust Bowl , and our national parks . Amazon Prime also has the The ...

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  3. 'Blitzkrieg 3' Early Access Update Adds Real-Time PvP ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

    Blitzkrieg 3 is a real-time strategy game that paints a realistic picture of World War II - away from the realm of politics or ideology, focused on the battles that ultimately shaped the world we live in today. Blitzkrieg 3 is an online real time strategy game, where tactical multiplayer combat, player's base development and historical battles merge with each other to create a unique gameplay experience.

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  4. Political correctness run amokRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    ... USSR or Nazi SS flag. Six million Jews exterminated; millions upon millions of civilians and soldiers killed in World War II. But you can still buy the Nazi flag. The vast amount of goods sold in those big box stores are produced in countries with ...

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  5. World of Warships PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bit-tech.net

    ... military historian - Sergei Gornostaev - whose job it is to source documents and blueprints related to World War II battleships and their construction, which act as the design basis for the majority of the ships. "We play games to feel some things ...

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  6. The 10 most awesome PC case mods you'll ever seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Digital Trends

    ... to the TechPowerUP forums way back in 2005 . In addition to a tower case heavily modified to look like a World War II field radio you might see while attacking Castle Wolfenstein, the case comes complete with a custom-painted mouse and keyboard set, ...

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  7. Heard the one about gay marriage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Post and Courier

    ... keep in mind that Brooks, who turned 89 on Sunday, is Jewish - and that he served in the U.S. Army in Europe in World War II. Keep in mind, too, what Nathan Lane, who's gay and won a Tony for his portrayal of not-gay Max in “The ...

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  8. Did We Need to Drop Atom Bombs on Japan to Win World War II? Magazine Asks ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | PRWeb

    In the latest issue of AMERICA IN WWII, two experts tackle the great question of the last century: Did the US really need to drop the atom bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to win World War II? The atom bomb--and the question of whether the US needed to use it to defeat Imperial Japan in World War II--dominates the newest issue of AMERICA IN WWII magazine. Nor had the bomb saved the lives of a million American servicemen...[as] was routinely cited after the war to justify dropping the bomb.

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  9. Max Liebermann Painting That Was Looted By Nazis Put Up For AuctionRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Law Professor Blogs Network

    An oil painting that was recently returned to the surviving heirs of a Jewish industrialist after it was originally confiscated by the Nazis before World War II is set to go up for auction. Max Liebermann's Two Riders on the Beach was originally taken from David Friedmann, a brick factory owner, and given to a Nazi general.

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  10. Surrey House of Correction: Acid bath murderer and Derek Bentley...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Surrey Advertiser

    ... including William Joyce, better known as 'Lord Haw-Haw', who broadcast pro-Nazi propaganda on the radio during World War II. Earlier in 1905, brothers Alfred and Albert Stratton were hanged at the prison for the murders of shopkeepers Thomas Farrow ...

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  11. Taiwan News Morning Briefing - " June 24Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Sea. Heckled by local residents opposed to the presence of U.S. bases, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joins about 5,000 people including the U.S. ambassador in a memorial service marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa, one of the bloodiest conflicts of World War II. a- The heir of the Samsung business empire bows deeply in apology as criticism mounts over a Samsung hospital's role in spreading Middle East respiratory syndrome in , and an official says it plans to raise directly the breach of a federal government server that resulted in the theft of personnel and security clearance records of millions of employees and contractors.

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  12. Bring the Internet to your TV with ChromecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Examiner.com

    ... Castle, a show based on a Philip K. Dick novel that explores what life would be like if Japan and Germany won World War II, is available free on Amazon Instant . Yahoo TV has the full Season 6 of Community , the ensemble comedy about life at a ...

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  13. "To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often"Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | The Big Apple

    ... 24 1965) was a British politician and statesman, best known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. He was Prime Minister of the UK from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in ...

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  14. Marine Raiders: Special ops units to wear resurrected WWII nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Contra Costa Times

    ... units Marine Raiders at a ceremony on Friday, June 19, 2015. The move resurrects a moniker used by famous World War II units that carried out risky amphibious and guerrilla operations. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps, File) (AP) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- ...

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  15. Ro Khanna's family narrative rivals that of Mike HondaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a subtler difference matters as much. It has to do with family and ethnic narratives stretching back to World War II and before. Honda owns the better-known story: Taken away as a 1-year-old to a Japanese-American internment camp in Colorado in ...

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  16. Killer Instinct, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Coming to PCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | PC Magazine

    ... a new game in the Rising Storm series of military shooters, Rising Storm 2, which moves the action from World War II to Vietnam. Tripwire is also working on Killing Floor 2, which can currently be played in a pre-release version on Steam Early ...

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  17. Tanoa terrain coming to Arma 3 in 2016, here's the first trailerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Polygon

    ... ttlespace. On display was dormant volcano, deep quarries and dense tropical jungles filled with the wreckage of World War II fighters.

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  18. Golf Growth In China Makes Sense -- Dollars And CentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Forbes.com

    ... accelerated timetable for the expansion of the sport. The explosive trajectory is evident from examining post-World War II growth of the game in that part of the world. VIRGINIA WATER, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Hao-tong Li of China tees off on the 3rd hole ...

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  19. Decades After Racial Strife, Returning to Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Texas Tribune

    ... Near the end of Mahomes' senior year, a group of black students wrote an open letter to school president and World War II hero Earl Rudder, saying they felt "morally maimed and mentally tormented" on campus. The letter ended with a list of demands, ...

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  20. How PDAs will help us manage our livesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Computing Unplugged Magazine

    ... of the PDA considerable thought. What follows are some of his ideas. Kaboom! PDAs everywhere. It was like some World War II movie except all the shrapnel has been replaced by the glowing iridescence of backlit PDAs. Or maybe, instead of a World War ...

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